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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    People power: YOG volunteers 'a part of history'

    As the world celebrates International Volunteer Day on 5 December, we speak to one of the incredible volunteers who helped make the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 such a great success.
    05 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sharing their experience: ARMs at the YOG

    Elite athletes are no strangers to being role models, with their exploits at events such as the Olympic Games inspiring millions of people around the world. But while most only motivate others from afar, 63 current and retired athletes were given the chance to pass on their experiences directly to the young athletes, and to local young people, as part of the Athlete Role Model (ARM) programme at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018.
    30 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sailing embraces the old and the new at Buenos Aires 2018

    The River Plate provided the setting as the Techno 293+ windsurfing class and the Nacra 15 catamaran class were joined on the Olympic sailing programme by the IKA Twin Tip Racing kiteboarding class, with all three serving up some excellent entertainment for the spectators.
    07 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Sailing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Podium finishes for everyone in judo at Buenos Aires 2018

    The universality of judo was very much a reality in Buenos Aires, with podium finishes for numerous nations, for men and women alike. The competitions ended with an innovative international mixed team event, which was marked by the Olympic spirit of friendship, excellence and respect.
    31 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Italian kiteboarder defies pain for glory

    Three days after fracturing her nose in two places in a terrifying accident on the water, Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) claims gold as the sport’s YOG debut concludes in style.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Sailing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Day 8: Here’s what’s been happening at the YOG

    We reflect on some of the standout moments from the eighth day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Goals galore as women’s futsal takes historic step

    In playing their part in futsal’s Olympic debut at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, the ten teams in the women’s competition are also making a little history of their own, contesting the very first global women’s futsal tournament.
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Futsal
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Reward for India’s Thangjam as first judo medals are shared

    Day one of the judo competition at Buenos Aires 2018 saw all 12 medals awarded go to 12 different countries. Among the recipients was India’s Tababi Thangjam, who won -44kg silver in a sport that she took up against her parents’ wishes.
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Judo, India
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Argentina aim for double as futsal fever comes to YOG

    Futsal will make its debut at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, as it replaces the 11-a-side game which was contested at the first two editions, at Singapore 2010 and Nanjing 2014.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News
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